Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1986 1913
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1968
Ties: 1981, 1988
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1986 1939
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1978
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1971
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.67"
(-42.41mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Ties: 1912
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1900
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1900
Ties: 1964
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Ties: 1960
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
20.07"
(509.78mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1968
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1968
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1977
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1977
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
39.11"
(993.39mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
53.54"
(1,359.92mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
84.23"
(2,139.44mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
6.29"
(159.76mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
8.37"
(212.60mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
141.37"
(3,590.80mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/